Virtual Newborn Sessions: capture once in a lifetime images of your baby born during lock-down

"They are absolutely beautiful! I cannot thank you enough for your support in enabling us to capture such a precious moment in these circumstances."



For the time being we are all living in a new socially distanced, but digitally connected world. Life must go on and babies are born, and I firmly believe that parents shouldn't miss out on precious images of their newborn. Over the past few weeks, I have offered 'virtual' newborn photography to clients who are missing their booked studio newborn session with me due to self-isolation and Corvid-19. These sessions have been hugely successful and I am now delighted to offer a limited number of sessions to new clients.


Although lockdown measures are now easing, I understand that some parents will still prefer not to leave the house with their newborn baby. I am therefore delighted to be able to work with me to create stunning fine art style photography of your newborn baby in the safety of your own home. These stunning photographs are created using advanced compositing techniques in Photoshop to blend your baby's photograph with a professional fine art backdrop.


Our Virtual Newborn Mini Session package enables me to work with you on a 1:1 basis via video call to create two of my favourite signature newborn image styles, from one safe pose - 'In Daddy's hands' and 'Fine Art Portrait'. These images, usually only achievable through a studio newborn session, are perfect for capturing your newborn in the first few weeks of life.


Choose your 2 favourite digital backdrops from a wide selection. Most of these backdrops are also available in additional colourways. Bespoke digital backdrops available om request and at additional cost.



Your Virtual Newborn Mini Session fee is just £99 and includes:


  • A pre-session consultation by email or phone

  • Downloadable PDF virtual session prep guide

  • Access to an exclusive online video posing guide

  • 30 minute 1:1 guided posing session with me via video call, during which I will guide you to pose you baby and to take your photographs using whichever camera or phone you have available.*

  • Editing of 3 images - one hands image and 2 fine art composites which are then available as high resolution digital downloads

  • If baby is settled and sleeping you will also be able to capture detail shots including toes.

  • All unedited images taken during your session will be yours to keep

  • Additional images can be edited at additional cost

* Your session fee includes one re-schedule of your video session should baby be awake or unsettled. If you are still unable to capture your images, you will be able to use the posing materials to capture them in your own time and send them to me to be edited as usual.



For all the details and to book your Virtual Newborn Mini Session click here or call 01722 322667 to chat about our virtual sessions.


If your baby has older siblings, there is also an option to upgrade your session to capture that precious sibling image, using my go to, very safe, studio pose. Once you have captured your photo I will professionally edit it for you to produce a studio style image. Sibling upgrade costs £25.


For all the details and to book your Virtual Newborn Photography Session click here or call 01722 322667 to chat more about how our virtual newborn sessions. If you baby is due in June 2020 or later, our in person studio sessions are still available to book here.


Rachel Burnside is a Newborn & Baby Photographer serving the following areas in and around Salisbury in the UK;

Salisbury ︳Wiltshire ︳Romsey ︳Tidworth ︳Bulford

Andover ︳Amesbury ︳Swindon ︳Stockbridge ︳Dorset ︳Shaftesbury ︳Gillingham ︳Marlborough ︳Wilton

Contact: info@rachelburnside.co.uk

Telephone  01722 322667

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